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Protostar 2



Protostar 2, also known as IndoStar 2, was launched on a Proton M rocket with a Breeze M upper stage from Baikonur at 00:57 UT on 16 May 2009. This geosynchronous communications satellite will be positioned at 108°E longitude and will serve customers in Indonesia, India, Taiwan and the Philippines. Protostar 2 carries 13 S-band and 27 Ku-band transponders for television and Internet access.

Alternate Names

  • 34941
  • Protostar2
  • IndoStar 2

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2009-05-16
Launch Vehicle: Proton-M
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan


  • Communications

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

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